Study programmes / B-PPR Plant Protection / World Language - German Advanced Course 1
Course code:NJP1
Course title in language of instruction:Weltsprache - Deutsch Fortgeschrittener 1
Course title in Czech:Světový jazyk - němčina pokročilí 1
Course title in English:World Language - German Advanced Course 1
Mode of completion and number of credits:Fulfillment of requirements (1 credit)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes:full-time, 0/2; part-time, 0/8
(full-time, hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week; part-time, lectures per period / seminars per period)
Language of instruction:German
Level of course:bachelor
Semester:SS 2018/2019 - FA
Name of lecturer:Mgr. et Mgr. Irena Býčková (examiner, instructor, supervisor)
Prerequisites:not German 1 and not German 2 and not German K 1 and not German K 2 and not Language in Business - German and not to study at faculty LDF
Aims of the course:The extension and establishing of knowledge gained by previous studies and the improvement of communicative and presentative abilities of the students in a foreign language.
Course contents:
1.Speaking (allowance 0/8)
a.Student's personality, family, native town/village, native country
b.University, faculty, study branch, job interview
c.European Union, diverse topics, topical issues
d.Oral presentation

2.Listening (allowance 0/6)
a.For gist
b.For main idea/ideas
c.For specific information

3.Writing (allowance 0/4)
a.Structured CV

4.Grammar (allowance 0/6)
a.Reflexive verbs, prepositional phrases
b.Subordinate clauses
- word order
c.Zu-infinitive, "damit" and "um-zu"
d.Sodass, so - dass
e.Passive, future

Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-ability to apply knowledge
-ability to create new ideas (creativity)
-ability to solve problems
-ability to understand foreign cultures and customes
-ability to work in international context
-ability to work independently
-skilled at utilizing and processing information
-work in team

Specific competences:
-Ability to communicate in foreign language using corresponding terminology
-Awareness and observing the aspects stemming from non-European national and cultural backgrounds
-Understanding intercultural differences and interrelations

Type of course unit:optional
Year of study:Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement:There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules:none
Assessment methods:Student will receive credit for the attendance (max 2 absence) and for successful test during the semester and 1 test in the end of the semester.
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load)
Type of teaching methodDaily attendanceCombined form
Direct teaching
     practice24 h0 h
     preparation for regular assessment4 h0 h
Total28 h0 h

Basic reading list
  • LÉVY - HILLERICH, D. Mit Deutsch in Europa studieren - arbeiten- leben. Fraus, 2005. 171 p. ISBN 80-7238-369-8.
  • HÖPPNEROVÁ, V. Deutsch an der Uni: němčina pro vysoké školy. 2nd ed. Praha: Ekopress, 2009. 326 p. ISBN 978-80-86929-42-2.
  • DALLAPIAZZA, R M. TANGRAM aktuell 3, Kursbuch + Arbeitsbuch, Niveaustufe B1/1, Lektion 1-4. Ismaning, Deutschland: Hueber, 2011. 169 p. ISBN 978-3-19-001818-5.